pure absence

Definitions of pure absence
  1. noun
    an absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes
    synonyms: simple absence
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    type of:
    absence, absence seizure
    the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy
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